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the actions of such drivers and peggy fox talked to some of the people fighting to make distracted driving illegal, just like drink driving. >> hit it so hard that her car like blew up. >> reporter: carrie witnessed a distracted driver kill herself when she swerved off the road two months ago. >> but she kept looking down and then looking up. so, she was obviously looking for something in the car and then as i started to go up the hill, i looked and it was like her car exploded. it was like boom! >> reporter: they are fighting against distracted driving spear headed by focus driven, a few group. the founding members all have lost loved ones because of distracted driving. >> look at that beautiful smile and that beautiful smile, and the x-rays of her teeth are what identified her body. >> she should have graduated this year from college. she should be spending her first year in college. her mother and i should have seen her wed and held our first grand baby. >> so if they see somebody with a cell phone in their hand they are going to give them a ticket. >> reporter: they appeared with the t
respect for the justice system. >> i'm peggy fox in arlington, where virginia has enacted a new texting ban, but advocates against distracted driving say it's not tough enough. >> we are going back to richmond this year and say come on, you can do better. >> even though virginia has a new ban on texting, it's a secondary offense, meaning an officer can't pull over someone unless he sees him doing something else wrong. even if a driver is caught, the final is only $20. dc has the toughest leal distracted driving laws. maryland bans texting with a fine of up to $500. >> look at that beautiful smile. >> the new group focus driven is pushing for tough distracted driving laws across the country. >> we want to know what you think about the distracted driving crackdown. we heard about the dangers of texting while driving or talking with your phone at your ear, but what about making a call with a hands free device? share your thoughts in an e- mail at mcginty's mailbag. >>> right now, we want to update breaking news we have been following an hour and a half of magnitude 7 earthquake in hai
. the national safety council finds 10,000 people die from the actions of such drivers. peggy fox talked to some people who the fight to make distracted driving illegal is personal. >> she hit it so hard her car blew up. >> reporter: carrie witnessed a distracted driver kill herself when he swerved off the road two months ago. >> she kept looking down and then looking up. so she was obviously looking for something in the car. as i started to go up the hill it is like her car exploded. it was like boom! >> reporter: stories like that are fueling a new fight against distracted driving. it is spear headed by a group called focus driven. its founding members have all lost loved ones because of distracted drivers. >> look at that beautiful smile. and that beautiful smile, and the x-rays of her teeth are what identified her body. >> she should have graduated this year from college. her mother and i should have seen her wed and held our first grand baby. >> so if they see somebody with a cell phone in their hand, they are going to give them a ticket. >> reporter: they appeared with transportation secre
gomez in the glasses and peggy iokham arrived to a sea of reporters. investigators want to know what salon secrets michaele salahi may have revealed. gomez spoke to reporters ollowing his appearance. >> it was a very good experience, but as an american citizen, i'm here to serve my country and that's all i have to say and i thank you for all the support and the support and love. >> gomez did not offer any further details about what was said or asked during the grand jury hearings. >>> fresh off his controversial comments on race and dialect, nevada senator harry reid will meet face to face with president obama. laura evans tonight everywhere at 11:00. >> reporter: it's not about those comments that he made in the new bk. reid and other democratic congressional leaders are going to the white house tomorrow to meet with the. to update him on health care negotiations. reid is facing criticism after the book "game change" quoted him as referring to then candidate barack obama as a light skinned african-american with no negro dialect. reid has apologized. >>> lawsuits moving ahead now aft
. they found 10,000 people die from the actions of such drivers. peggy fox talked to some. >> she hit it so hard. her car just blew up. >> reporter: carrie mcmahon of hyattsville witnessed a distracted driver kill herself when she swerved off the road two mondays ago. >> she kept locking down and then looking up. she was obviously looking for something in the car. as i go up the hill it is like her car exploded. it was like boom! >> reporter: stories like that are fueling a new fight against all kinds of distracted driving. it is spear headed by a group called focus driven. the founding members all have lost loved ones because of distracted drivers. >> look at that beautiful smile. and that beautiful smile and the x-rays of her teeth are what identified her body. >> she should be spending her first year in college this year and her mother and i should have seen her wed and held our first grandfather baby. >> so if they see somebody with a cell phone in their hand they are going to give them a ticket. >> reporter: they appeared with ray la hood. they want every state to pass health laws agai
street. o >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. are you in debt? local moms have ideas to lower your debt. go to momslikeme.com to see how other moms have done it. >> that's the website, momslikeme.com. stocks closed higher today on wall street. the dow is up 53 points to close at 10,680. the nasdaq rose 25 points and the s & p 500 climbed 9 points. >> leading bankers are in washington to talk about the financial crisis. and while admitting to pass the stakes, they are defending some of the largest bonuses and compensation packages ever. alexis has more. >> there are four of wall street's powerful players. on capitol hill, to explain the financial meltdown, the bank chief admitted to making mistakes. >> the most horrible thing of this crisis, what has happened to consumers, to individuals, in the mortgage market. >> but they took some tough criticism, especially goldman sacks for selling mortgage investments, which it knew could fail. >> sounds to me a little bit like selling a car with faulty brakes. >> even though these banks repaid the government money, the white house is wo
hairdresser. really. that's peggy. >> that guy? >> the woman with him. say what you want about mikee salahi, she had good blowout that night. >> i'll take your word for it. >>> federal investigators are looking into whether they made false statements to the secret service. a felony which could mean up to five years. >> i love that you had to disclose that. >> i just had to admit it. >> in case there is any controversy about that later. >> i'm a good journalist that way. >> you can join the live chat we're having at ac360.com. still ahead, the latest from haiti. we'll be right back. breathe right, the small strip that gives you... big nighttime breathing relief... introduces-- drum roll please-- new breathe right extra. the only strip with an extra spring-like band, it's 50% stronger for congested noses that need extra help in opening nasal passages... so you breathe even better. and now get two free samples... and experience a better night's sleep for yourself. go to breatheright.com to try new breathe right extra. ansfx: can shaking oper night's sleep for yourself. when you own a business,
. >>> erwin gomez and peggy iokum groomed michaele and tareq salahi before they got into the white house state dinner apparently without a invitation back in november. the stylest spent hours yesterday testifying before a federal grand jury. they also met with secret service agents inside the courthouse. at this point the salahis themselves have not been charged with any crimes. >>> prince george's county state attorney glenn ivey has decided not to make a run for congress. he held a news conference announcing he wouldn't challenge donna edwards for the fourth conditioningal district. he said he'll finish his term as state attorney and take a break from politics. >> i decided ultimately i didn't have the appetite for another political campaign right now. i'm going to take a little vacation from elective politics, not necessarily retiring permanently. i definitely want to finish out my job as state's attorney. >> ivy says he hopes to continue serving the public in other ways as a private zint. >>> the maryland and virginia general assemblies kick often their knew legislative sessions day. it lo
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